SHOWALTER (Showalter 33321)

Composer: A. J. Showalter

Anthony Johnson Showalter USA 1858-1924/ Born in Cherry Grove, VA, he became an organist, gospel music composer, author, teacher, editor, and publisher. He was taught by his father and in 1876 received training at the Ruebush-Kieffer School of Music, Dayton, VA. He also attended George Root’s National Normal school at Erie, PA, and Dr Palmer’s International Normal at Meadville, PA. He was teaching music in shape note singing schools by age 14. He taught literary school at age 19, and normal music schools at age 22, when he also published his first book. In 1881 he married Lucy Carolyn (Callie) Walser of TX, and they had seven children: Tennie, Karl, Essie, Jennie, Lena, Margaret, and Nellie. At age 23 he published his “Harmo… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SHOWALTER (Showalter 33321)
Composer: A. J. Showalter (1887)
Meter: 10.9.10.9 with refrain
Incipit: 33321 22216 55171
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Leaning On the Everlasting Arms

What a fellowship, what a joy divine,
leaning on the everlasting arms;
what a blessedness, what a peace is mine,
leaning on the everlasting arms.

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Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

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    Composer/Editor Michael A. Burkhardt
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  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 9: Evangelical Lutheran Worship Hymns 755 - 818
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck; Keith Hampton
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2009) pp. 774
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 9: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 755 - 818
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Marissa Bauck; J. Bert Carlson
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2009) pp. 774
  • Hymn Harmonizations by Hayes: Creative Accompaniments for the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor Mark Hayes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2008) pp. 50
  • Hymns Re-Harmonized Piano Solo Keepsake Edition: Creative Chords for the Church Accompanist - 110 Favorites with Chord Symbols and Modulation Charts!
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2006) pp. 130
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    Composer/Editor Mark Winchester
    Published By: Frog Music (2005) pp. 142
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    Composer/Editor Jerry Ray
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2002) pp. 36
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    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler; Keith Hampton
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2001) pp. 195
  • Hymns Re-Harmonized 50 Favorites: Creative Chords for the Church Accompanist
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2000) pp. 66
  • Let It Rip! At the Piano: Congregational Song Accompaniments
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Eric Vollen
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 155
  • Organ Hymn Accompaniments Volume 2
    Composer/Editor James Gilbert
    Published By: James Gilbert Music (1999) pp. LL
  • Blessed Assurance: 3 Gospel Hymn Accompaniments for Piano
    Composer/Editor David M. Cherwien
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1998) pp. 10
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 110

Piano Solo

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    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2018) pp. 22
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    Composer/Editors Jane Holstein; Marianne Kim
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2016) pp. 88
  • Praise Hymns: Distinctive Hymn Settings for the Piano Soloist
    Composer/Editor Alex-Zsolt
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2015) pp. 30
  • The Church Pianist Volume 30 Number 3 January February 2014: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Larry F. Pugh; Anthony Giamanco
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 20
  • Ragtime Gospel Hymns
    Composer/Editor Steven K. Tedesco
    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2008) pp. 14
  • The Church Pianist Volume 22 Number 6 July August 2006: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Gregg Sewell; James Mansfield
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2006) pp. 3
  • Worship without Words: Piano Arrangements for Blended Worship
    Composer/Editor Ken Medema
    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2005) pp. 34
  • 33 Contemporary Hymns for Solo Piano: Yesterday's Songs for Today's Worship
    Composer/Editors Carol McMillen Tornquist; Bill Wolaver
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2003) pp. 54
  • He Leadeth Me: Advanced Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Faye Lopez
    Published By: The Willis Music Company (2002) pp. 49
  • The Church Pianist Volume 18 Number 6 July August 2002: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors David Sarandon; Robert W. Thygerson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2002) pp. 24
  • Early Classics for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Anthony Burger
    Published By: Anthony Burger Productions (2001) pp. 19
  • It Is Well With My Soul: Hymns of Hope and Assurance Arranged for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Marilyn White
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2001) pp. 38
  • The Church Pianist Volume 17 Number 6 July 2001: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editor David Paxton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2001) pp. 20
  • Leaning on the Everlasting Arms: Piano Stylings by Jon Ensminger
    Composer/Editor Jon Ensminger
    Published By: SoundForth (2000) pp. 2
  • A Touch of Jazz: Contemporary Settings of Church Classics
    Composer/Editor Bill Wolaver
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1999) pp. 9
  • Blessed Assurance: 3 Gospel Hymn Accompaniments for Piano
    Composer/Editor David M. Cherwien
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1998) pp. 10
  • Blessed Assurance: A Piano Collection
    Composer/Editor J. Bert Carlson
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1998) pp. 21
  • Playing Piano Praises
    Composer/Editors Glen Christianson; Jan Christianson
    Published By: Bible Truth Music (1997) pp. 19
  • The Church Pianist Volume 14 Number 1 September October 1997: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1997) pp. 16
  • Country Gospel Piano Solos: Mel Bay Presents
    Composer/Editor Gail Smith
    Published By: Mel Bay Publications, Inc. (1996) pp. 24
  • The Master's Touch: A Treasury for the Advanced Pianist
    Composer/Editor Bruce Greer
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1996) pp. 3
  • The Sacred Collection: Bradley's Intermediate Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Richard Bradley
    Published By: Bradley Publications (1995) pp. 94
  • This Is My Song: Hymn Arrangements and Service Music for the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editors Bruce Greer; Anna Laura Page
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1993) pp. 41
  • Eight Piano Offertories
    Composer/Editor James Pethel
    Published By: Van Ness Press, Inc. (1991) pp. 19
  • The Impromptu Pianist
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; David Paxton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1991) pp. 30
  • The Church Pianist Volume 6 Number 5 May June 1990: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; David Paxton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1990) pp. 3
  • The Church Pianist Volume 7 Number 1 September October 1990: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Ron Loree
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1990) pp. 24
  • The Church Pianist Volume 7 Number 1 September October 1990: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Ron Loree
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1990) pp. 24
  • Keyboard Praise: Featuring Lari Goss
    Composer/Editors Lari Goss; Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: The Benson Company, Inc. (1989) pp. 35
  • Dino Kartsonakis
    Composer/Editor Dino Kartsonakis
    Published By: The Benson Company, Inc. (1988) pp. 39
  • Great Gospel Favorites for Piano
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: Stamps-Baxter Music (1987) pp. 11
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    Composer/Editor Sid Richardson
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  • An Offering of Praise
    Composer/Editor Lura Keiter
    Published By: John T. Benson Publishing Company (1986) pp. 9
  • Piano Potpourri: A Mixture of Hymns and Contemporary Songs
    Composer/Editor Bill Wolaver
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1986) pp. 15
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 110
  • Just Hooked by Gospel: Keyboard Folio
    Composer/Editors Don Wyrtzen; Carol McMillen
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 51
  • A Touch of Gospel: Arrangements for Piano
    Composer/Editor Don Phillips
    Published By: Broadman Press (1982) pp. 35
  • PedalPoint Volume 1 Number 1 October November December 1981: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Ron Boud
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1981) pp. 11
  • Rob Roy Perry's Gospel Hymn Pianist
    Composer/Editors Rob Roy Peery; Van Denman Thompson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1956) pp. 22

Organ Solo

  • Easy Organ Library Volume 56
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 98
  • The Organist Volume 117 Number 6 January February 2014: The Service Music Companion for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 30
  • Footsteps of Jesus: Favorite Hymns and Gospel Songs for Organ
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 24
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 43 Number 1 September October 2008: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editor Gilbert M. Martin
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2008) pp. 14
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 38: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Ben Logan
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2005) pp. 67
  • Six General Hymn Improvisations Set 3
    Composer/Editor Michael A. Burkhardt
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2005) pp. 20
  • Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2005) pp. 3
  • The Organist Volume 108 Number 6 January February 2005: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Ben Logan
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2005) pp. 67
  • The Organist's Library Volume 33
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2003) pp. 95
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 65 Number 5 May June 2002: A Bi-monthly Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2002) pp. 95
  • The Organist Volume 103 Number 3 July 1999: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gregg Sewell; Mary Beth Williams
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1999) pp. 85
  • Ready to Play Gospel for Organ
    Composer/Editors Eugene McCluskey; John M. Rasley
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1998) pp. 14
  • Glorious Gospel for Organ
    Composer/Editors Eugene McCluskey; John M. Rasley
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1997) pp. 40
  • A Mighty Fortress: Hymns of Trust and Assurance for Organ
    Composer/Editor Eugene McCluskey
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1996) pp. 12
  • The Organist Volume 98 Number 6 January 1995: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; John M. Rasley
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1995) pp. 76
  • Partita on "Showalter" - Leaning on the Everlasting Arms: Eight Variations for Organ
    Composer/Editor Jon Spong
    Published By: Belwin-Mills Publishing Corporation (1991) pp. 1
  • Gospel Hymn Settings
    Composer/Editor Wilbur C. Held
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 4
  • And the Song Was of the Morning: Organ Service Music
    Composer/Editor Gilbert M. Martin
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1983) pp. 28
  • The Organist Volume 83 Number 6 January 1980: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Dorothy Wells
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1980) pp. 31
  • A Treasury of Gospel Favorites for Organ
    Composer/Editors Eugene McCluskey; Dorothy Wells
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1975) pp. 122
  • Gospel Hymn Devotions - Number Three: Thirteen Transcriptions for Organ - Standard or Spinet Keyboards
    Composer/Editor Dorothy Wells
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1973) pp. 17
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 35 Number 2 December 1971: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; Gilbert M. Martin
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1971) pp. 46
  • Gospel Hymns for Organ: Registered for All Organs
    Composer/Editor Ralph Sunden
    Published By: Pointer System, Inc. (1968) pp. 18
  • The Gospel Organist Volume Four
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1968) pp. 60
  • The Gospel Organist Volume Four: Gospel-Song Arrangements Suitable for Preludes, Offertories, Specials
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1968) pp. 60
  • Van Denman Thompson's Hymn Meditations No. 3: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Charlotte L. Koch
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1961) pp. 34
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 18 Number 2 December 1954: Voluntaries for the Church Organ
    Composer/Editors Ellen Jane Lorenz; Van Denman Thompson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1954) pp. 42

Piano and Organ Duet

  • PedalPoint Volume 34 Number 2 January February March 2014: For Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editor Betty Jean Chatham
    Published By: LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention (2014) pp. 32
  • PedalPoint Volume 17 Number 3 April May June 1998: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Betty Jean Chatham
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1998) pp. 19
  • Hymnworks II: A Tapestry of Classical Anthems and Hymns for Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editor Linda McKechnie
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1994) pp. 70
  • Best Loved Gospel Hymns: Duets For Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert Graham
    Published By: Belwin Mills Publishing Corporation (1984) pp. 55
  • Gospel! Gospel! Gospel! Duets for Organ and Piano
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1983) pp. 44
  • One Plus One: Piano / Organ Duets
    Composer/Editors John Innes; Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1982) pp. 28
  • To God Be the Glory: Piano and Organ Duets for Worship
    Composer/Editor Albin C. Whitworth
    Published By: GlorySound (1982) pp. 46
  • Gospel Hymn Duets for Organ and Piano : Volume Three
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1979) pp. 3
  • Keyboard Rhapsodies: Gospel Organ and Piano Duets
    Composer/Editors Paul Mickelson; Rudy Atwood
    Published By: Treasure Music, In. (1971) pp. 15
  • Keyboard Rhapsodies: Piano/Organ Duets
    Composer/Editors Paul Mickelson; Rudy Atwood
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1971) pp. 15
  • Duets for Piano and Organ Volume One: Attractive Piano & Organ Duets of Hymns and Gospel Songs
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1964) pp. 20
  • Hymn Duets for Organ and Piano
    Composer/Editor Ellen Jane Lorenz
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1959) pp. 23

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Hymns: 150 Beloved Hymns Piano / Vocal /Guitar
    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2008) pp. 169
  • Everlasting Praise - Solo / Accompaniment Edition: Gospel - Hymns - Classic Praise: A Timeless Resource for Medium Voice and Piano
    Composer/Editors Mike Speck; Russell Mauldin
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2004) pp. 5
  • World's Greatest Hymns: For Piano and Voice
    Composer/Editor Jerry Ray
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2002) pp. 36

Voices: Keyboard and Voices

  • World's Greatest Hymns for Piano & Voice: 70 of the Most Inspirational Melodies Suitable for Solo Piano Performance or as an Accompaniment
    Composer/Editor Jerry Ray
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2002) pp. 36

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